COVID-19

CVBC Updates:
Essential Services Information - March 18, 2020
Resources and Supplies - March 18, 2020 
Office Status Update - March 18, 2020
Eblast - Coronavirus Update - March 18, 2020
Eblast - Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020
Practice - Restricting Services and Social Distancing (S Weese) - March 25, 2020
Telemedicine Position Statement - March 25, 2020
Essential Services Declaration - March 26, 2020
Eblast - Essential Services Declaration - March 26, 2020
Mental Health and Wellness Support - Homewood Health - April 2, 2020  
Eblast - Important Request from the Province; Message from the Council President; and COVID Updates - April 2, 2020 


External Resources:
       CVMA:
       Update Information from the Public Agency of Canada
       COVID Prevention Tips
       News & Events page for ongoing updates

       Society of BC Veterinarians: 
       News & Updates

       BC Centre for Disease Control:
       COVID-19 CDC Webpage
       COVID-19 and Animals for BC Veterinarians
       COVID-19 and Pets

Worms & Germs Blog (OVC’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses):
AVMA COVID update page
OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) page
World Health Organization (WHO)
WSAVA Global Veterinary Community
Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI)  
National Working Group FAQ re. COVID-19 & Animals (March 31, 2020)
Temporary Changes to BC's Controlled Prescription Program (March 31, 2020)

       Health Canada:
       Information Page for Health Professionals
       Public Health Agency Updates

CVMA - Society of BC Veterinarians Chapter

Homepage 
BC Classified Ads 
Continuing Education, Events & Conferences 
Membership Application 

 

BC Centre for Disease Control

Website
BC Rabies Guidance for Veterinarians
Rabies: Roles and Responsibilities for BC Veterinarians
Rabies Summary Guide for Veterinarians
Radiation in Medicine - Veterinary

 

BC Pet Registry (Tattoo Identification Program)

Website
General Questions 
Program Change (2017) 
Program Updates (2018)


Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Website
Animal Health Directory
Phasing out of 1-year inactivated rabies vaccines for dogs and cats


Canadian Veterinary Regulators and Associations

Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
Association des médecins vétérinaires du Quebec
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association - Society of British Columbia Veterinarians Chapter
College of Veterinarians of BC
College of Veterinarians of Ontario  

Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association 
New Brunswick Veterinary Medical Association 
Newfoundland and Labrador College of Veterinarians 
Newfoundland and Labrador Veterinary Medical Association 
Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association 
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association 
Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Quebec 
Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association 
Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association


Other

BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Canadian Animal Health Institute
Health Canada
Veterinarians Without Borders
Wildlife Rescue Association of British Columbia



Practice Facility Resources

Food and Drugs Act
Health Canada Safety Code 20A, Part A, Secion 8.3: Recommendations for operation of fluoroscopic units
Health Canada Safety Code 26: Guidelines on exposure to electromagnetic fields...
Health Canada Safety Code 28: Radiation protection in veterinary medicine
Health Canada Safety Code 30: Radiation protection in dentistry
Health Canada Safety Code 35: Safety procedures for the installation, use and control of x-ray equipment...
Health Canada - CVO Update (Dec. 2013): "Correspondence to Veterinarians..."
Nuclear Safety and Control Act

Pest Control Products Act 
WHMIS at Work
WHMIS in BC
Workers Compensation Act 
Work Safe BC Regulations - Part 7 Noise, Vibration, Radiation and Temperature (Division 3)